"No government knows any limits to its power except the endurance of the people."
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Lysander Spooner
(1808-1887) Political theorist, activist, abolitionist
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I think that's pretty much, true. People seem to take a lot, before they revolt. Too bad that officials in government are so power crazed, with their unconscionable desire to control the population.. How could anyone feel they have that right?!!
 -- Valerie N, Richmond VA     
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    One of my favorite names of all time is Lysander Spooner. This quote is right on target..
     -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
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    Check out more "Lysander Spooner quotes" below. this man was amazing as to his knowledge of government.
     -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
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    Ain't that the truth! (jim k, I like his hairstyle ;-)
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    A truth proved over and over again.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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